Urban Agriculture Assistant - Full Time

Job Type: Full-Time

Responsibilities

Provide support to the Agricultural Specialist with daily tasks, maintenance of and care for equipment and tools. Supervise guests and volunteer participants with pre-vocational and vocational skills training.  Maintain the Rooftop Garden area, some landscaping of IHS properties that include Kaaahi perimeter garden and Sumner perimeter garden. Care for seedlings, plan for and/or rotate crops as necessary for optimum harvesting. Uphold confidentiality of persons served and plan/prioritize work appropriately.

Requirements

Associate or Bachelors in agriculture and/or two years of agricultural farming Aquaculture/Aquaponics/Hydroponics experience.  Working knowledge of urban farming and agricultural methods including cultivation, weed control, seeding and planting of vegetables, fruits and other foliage. Have strong interpersonal, and communication skills.  Good  computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word and Excel.)  Able to work independently and collaboratively, with ability to follow instructions, and think creatively. This position will be 20 hours a week.

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